May 25, 2016

Mission Health Pilots Cerner Patient Observer, Results in Zero Falls

Mission Health is piloting a new observation solution to help reduce patient falls. Through a testing partnership with Cerner, Mission has added Cerner Patient Observer to six neurosciences unit patient beds. During the 3-month study, the average falls rate – as measured per 1,000 patient days of care – dropped from four per month to […]

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May 24, 2016

Protect the Skin You’re In: Know the Risk Factors of Skin Cancer

With more than one million new cases of skin cancer occurring annually, this summer it’s more important than ever to protect the skin you’re in. According to the American Cancer Society, about 3.5 million cases of basal and squamous cell skin cancer are diagnosed annually in the United States. Melanoma, the most virulent form of […]

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May 20, 2016

Mission Health Employee’s Inspirational Blog Gets National Attention

Married to a paramedic, Melina Arrowood sees firsthand what it takes to fulfill such an honorable role. She shares a powerful message in a tribute to paramedics that was published in The Huffington Post. Melina is a clinical operations manager for Mission Health, and also the author of the inspirational nursing blog, Our Front Door. […]

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May 18, 2016

Take an Active Role in Your Health with Mission Health’s Patient Connect

By Michelle Porter Tiernan When you partner with your healthcare provider, you can take a more active role in your personal health and wellness. Use these tips to get the most out of your next doctor’s visit. Prepare for Your Provider Visit Your first visit to a new provider is important. Bring your vaccine records […]

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May 18, 2016

Adventures In Wellness – Mindfulness

In this recurring blog series from Mission Health, Karen allows us to follow along on her journey toward better health. She has set her mind to losing weight and getting fit in 2016, and to help her reach those goals, she is tapping into a number of resources Mission has to offer. To learn more about […]

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May 18, 2016

My Healthy Life Podcast Archives

Because healthcare can be complex, we help break it down for you in 20 minutes or less. Tune in with My Healthy Life on the go. Welcome to My Healthy Life – a new podcast by Mission Health. My Healthy Life looks at healthcare from all perspectives, to support people from all walks of life on […]

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